The Canadian Playful Schools Network works with researchers, nonprofits, and other organizations to deepen and broaden pedagogies of play by connecting and supporting schools and educators across Canada.

The CPSN is proud to collaborate with the following partners. We are grateful for their contributions and generous support.

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The LEGO Foundation Logo

The LEGO Foundation work together with caregivers, educators, policymakers, researchers, NGO’s & other organisations to create opportunities for children to learn through play.

Ingenium : Canada Science and Technology Museum Logo

Ingenium represents a collaborative space where the past meets the future in a celebration of creativity, discovery, and human ingenuity.

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The Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCUNESCO) helps Canadians share knowledge locally and globally in order to create better societies and build peace in the minds of men and women.

Collaborators & Champions

Platform to Play Logo

Platform To Play works closely with schools to create a culture of play to support staff and guide change throughout the school environment.

The National Creativity Network Logo

The National Creativity Network is a national nonprofit helping creativity and creative endeavors flourish across North America for a brighter tomorrow.

Canadian Network for Imagination and Creativity Logo

The CNIC aims to unleash and promote the imagination and creativity across all fields of endeavor – including the arts, sciences, business and education.

Project Zero Harvard Logo

Project Zero’s mission is to understand and nurture human potentials – such as learning, thinking, ethics, intelligence and creativity –in all human beings.

Outdoor Play Canada Logo

Outdoor Play Canada is a national organization that brings together advocates, practitioners, researchers and partner organizations to promote, protect, and preserve access to play in nature and the outdoors for all people living in Canada.

Brilliant Labs Logo

Brilliant Labs is an Atlantic Canadian-based charity, and hands-on, experiential learning platform providing youth with opportunities to develop coding and digital skills.

World Creativity and Innovation Week Logo

WCIW’s mission is to encourage people to use new ideas, make new decisions, and take new steps towards making the world, and your place in it, better through creativity.